9780534633202

Essentials of Testing and Assessment A Practical Guide for Counselors, Social Workers, and Psychologists

  • ISBN 13:

    9780534633202

  • ISBN 10:

    053463320X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 08/09/2005
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

INTRODUCTION TO SECTION I: HISTORY AND CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ISSUES. 1. History Of Testing And Assessment. 2. Ethical, Legal, And Professional Issues In Assessment. INTRODUCTION TO SECTION II: TEST WORTHINESS AND TEST STATISTICS. 3. Test Worthiness: Validity, Reliability, Practicality, And Cross-Cultural Fairness. 4. Statistical Concepts: Making Meaning Out Of Raw Scores Raw Scores. 5. Deriving Meaning From Test Scores. INTRODUCTION TO SECTION III: COMMONLY USED ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES. 6. Educational Assessment Of Ability: Survey Battery, Diagnostic, Readiness, And Cognitive Ability Tests. 7. Assessment of Intelligence. 8. Career And Occupational Assessment: Interest Inventories, Special Aptitude And Multiple Aptitude Tests. 9. Clinical Assessment: Objective And Projective Personality Tests, Defining Clinical Assessment. 10. Informal Assessment: Observation, Rating Scales, Classification Methods, and Records and Personal Documents. INTRODUCTION TO SECTION IV: DIAGNOSIS AND WRITING THE ASSESSMENT REPORT. 11. Diagnosis In The Assessment Process Importance Of A Diagnosis. 12. The Assessment Report Process: The Interview, Assessment Techniques, Environmental Assessment, The Report. References. Appendices.

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